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CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
|Coordinator Country||France [FR]|
|Total cost||1˙499˙375 €|
|EC max contribution||1˙499˙375 € (100%)|
1. H2020-EU.1.1. (EXCELLENT SCIENCE - European Research Council (ERC))
|Duration (year-month-day)||from 2018-02-01 to 2023-01-31|
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|1||CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS||FR (PARIS)||coordinator||1˙499˙375.00|
The project explores the role of discourse reporting in West African storytelling and the grammatical strategies used by storytellers to achieve their goals. It focuses on three phenomena characteristic of the narrative grammar of a number of West African languages: - Logophoricity, or the use of special markers to signal self-reference by characters other than the current narrator; - The use of quotative markers (commonly described as 'epistemic validators'); - And the use of foreign language or modified versions of the native language to represent the speech of certain characters.
The different phenomena are argued to serve the same purpose: they help speakers manage the distance between the role of the current narrator and the roles of story characters that the same speaker performs. The use of specific discourse reporting strategies is therefore closely related to the modes of textual production and performance in the culture-specific narrative genres, and to the construction of deixis in relation to the event of narration.
The comparative part of the project analyses similarities and differences in the ways discourse reporting functions in several West African cultures with similar data from an unrelated cultural area: the Turkic-speaking areas of Central Russia. The comparison of the organization of the same functional domain in two typologically and culturally distinct areas will assist in advancing our knowledge of universal structural and cognitive motivations underlying typologically diverse and culture-specific systems of discourse reporting.
|year||authors and title||journal||last update|
Stef Spronck, Tatiana Nikitina
Reported speech forms a dedicated syntactic domain
published pages: 119-159, ISSN: 1430-0532, DOI: 10.1515/lingty-2019-0005
|Linguistic Typology 23/1||2019-08-29|
When Linguists and Speakers Do Not Agree: The Endangered Grammar of Verbal Art in West Africa
published pages: 197-220, ISSN: 1055-1360, DOI: 10.1111/jola.12189
|Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 28/2||2019-06-11|
Verb phrase external arguments in Mande
published pages: , ISSN: 0167-806X, DOI: 10.1007/s11049-018-9417-0
|Natural Language & Linguistic Theory||2019-06-11|
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